The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences recognizes student achievement with merit awards through the assistance of many of our generous donors. The dean and faculty determine award winners based on criteria specific to each award and in accordance to the donor’s intent. Click on the links below to find out more about some of our awards.
The Distinguished Scholar Award
The Distinguished Scholar Award is given annually to a sophomore in the School of Liberal Arts and Science who has demonstrated academic excellence, character, and commitment to the service of others. The student receives $5000 for each of the remaining four semesters. This award is made possible by generous contributions from an anonymous donor.
Past winners of the award include:
2018: Mennefer Blue, ’20, Psychology
2017: Christina Baulch ’19, Literature
2016: Dolan Wells Gallagher, ’18 History/Literature and Nicholas Kaidoo, ’18 Cinema Studies (double award)
2015: Charissa Mosca, ’17, Economics/Mathematics and Computer Science
2014: Joshua Santos, ’16, Biology
2013: Ana Villasenor, ’15 Biology